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People

Total Population 947
Male Share of the Population 49%
Female Share of the Population 51%
Senior Citizens 38.2%
Employed Population 16+ 469
Age of the Population 55

Families

% of people married 54.7%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 17.9%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $64,417
% Above Poverty Level 88.5%
% Below Poverty Level 11.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 9 minutes
% Working from Home 3.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 26%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 37.1%
Median Gross Rent $490
Median House Value $59,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 7.5%
US/American 0%
English 3.3%
Irish 1.2%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Wishek Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 70 miles SE of Bismarck, North Dakota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 316 miles W of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County McIntosh
Standard Zip Codes 58495
Phone Area Codes 701
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 46.256
Longitude -99.556

Wishek Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station ASHLEY
Distance 17.6 miles
Jan Temp -1 to 21 F
Apr Temp 31 to 56 F
Jul Temp 58 to 84 F
Oct Temp 32 to 58 F
Annual Precip 18.3 inches
Station GACKLE
Distance 32.5 miles
Jan Temp -0 to 18 F
Apr Temp 31 to 55 F
Jul Temp 59 to 83 F
Oct Temp 34 to 57 F
Annual Precip 18.8 inches
Station POLLOCK
Distance 42.7 miles
Jan Temp 0 to 23 F
Apr Temp 32 to 59 F
Jul Temp 59 to 87 F
Oct Temp 34 to 60 F
Annual Precip 17.3 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Wishek, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Burnstad (58495)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Ashley 771 $51,250
Lehr 76 $46,250
Napoleon 767 $71,875
Zeeland 100 $0

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Wishek Public Libraries

Library
Wishek School & Public Library
100 BADGER STREET S
Wishek, North Dakota
(701) 452-4291

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Wishek Hospitals

WISHEK COMMUNITY HOSPITAL
(Voluntary non-profit - Other)
BOX 647
(701) 452-2326
Emergency Service: Yes

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Wishek High Schools

WISHEK HIGH SCHOOL
200 BADGER ST S
701-452-2892
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 127 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.5

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